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FOX News
Jan 4, 2014 1:30pm PST
are ones we think are promising but still need to be refined further. >> but the obama administration is still fighting to keep collecting americans' phone records. on friday, the court said they can continue the data collection, and on friday, they appealed the judge's december ruling which found the nsa's practices likely do violate the constitution. pari paris? >> peter, thank you. >>> the state department is now keeping a close eye on the deteriorating situation inside iraq, following a stunning victory for militants linked to al-qaeda. they're gaining ground. that terror group reportedly capturing the western city of fallujah, and that is raising their flag over the building. now, senator lindsey graham is critical of the obama administration which pulled our troops back in 2011. during the iraq war, the forces fought some of their toughest battles in the city, and gaining control of the city. we're also gaining video of the fighting going on in fallujah. the army waging a battle with al-qaeda as it tries to win back the city. reports of dozens killed in the fresh fighting. >>> a
CBS
Jan 5, 2014 6:30am EST
of marijuana. on the federal level, the obama administration's official position vis-a-vis quote unquote renegade states is not interference. is the era of pot prohibition coming to an end or are colorado and washington on a collision course with the federal government. >> i think it is to a degree coming to an end. which means there will be more pot heads and more high school dropouts and more automobile accidents involving marijuana but there's no doubt there'this deeply libertarian trend. on the left it favors same-sex marriage, gambling, even prostitution legalization of all of these things which used to be considered vices and because of the revenue involved and the beliefs that individuals should have autonomy and on the right there's a libertarianism where everybody has to have his ar-15 rifle and its 30 round clip. this is the sentiment in the country, i think, sort of a decline of community and the rise of the idea of the autonomists and privileged self, and this is a trend and it's going to continue. >> eleanor. >> well, i think it's a state's rights, the voice of a people whic
FOX News
Jan 5, 2014 12:00pm PST
are looking ahead to 2014 and the challenges face it is obama administration at home and abroad. we start on the home front where the president no doubt is happy to put 2013 behind him. can the white house move past their obamacare woes? push forward with what's shaping up to be a populist agenda. let's ask dan hager. assistant editorial page editor james freeman. dan, the president has has a comeback strategy, i suspect. what sit? what are the prospects? >> i think it is going to be difficult for the president himself to come back, paul. i think that the -- damage that was done to his credibility with obama kir is pretty significant. you know, saying you can keep your doctor or your health care plan which wasn't true and when the public withdraws its belief in the president, he has a problem. nonetheless, they have a big election contest in november of 2014. i think that a lot of the effort is going to go into -- to the republicans trying to suppress republican turnout and make the republicans look like something you don't want to vote for. >> financing tea party challengers. >> they don
FOX News
Jan 4, 2014 11:30am PST
the troubled launch of the obama care website, the administration's reportedly planning a new federal unit that's dedicated to big tech projects. molly hennenburg is live with more. >> that's one of the ideas the obama administration is kicking around. but perhaps the more urgent problem is the government is having difficulty attracting the best and brightest in the tech sector. one former white house innovation fellow told "the wall street journal," quote, we don't have enough people inside of government to make good sound technology decisions. this gap between the public sector and the private sector has really affected their knowledge. one of the most public examples of this is the disastrous rollout of the obama care website. built by government-hired tech specialists, then it plopped. then the private sector silicon valley tech pros were brought in to fix it. an embarrassment to the president who is trying to convince americans that the government can run health care and other big projects and technology can be used to make health care more efficient and cheaper. the obama administration i
FOX News
Jan 3, 2014 11:00pm PST
. today, the obama administration asking the supreme court to lift that temporary block saying it wasn't necessary. but that didn't stop the nuns from firing back, insisting the obama administration is trying to bully nuns into violating their religious beliefs. joining us, daniel blomberg. nice to have you back. >> thank you. >> i sorted through all these pleadings today, and here's what i don't understand. it seemed to me all the nuns had to do is sign a certificate, say thing is against their religious beliefs and didn't have to pay this. >> it comes down to the fine print. if you look at the fine print on this form the government wants them to sign, the fine print says three things. one, when i give this to you, to my insurer, you have my permission to do the thing that i think is wrong on my behalf. two, you must do that thing on my behalf. and three, the government is going to pay you to do the thing on my behalf that i think should. be done. >> i'm totally confused. the nuns are self-insured and they have someone administer the program, the christian brothers, which is a catholi
Al Jazeera America
Jan 3, 2014 11:00am EST
meeting with palestinian leaders with a bid for peace. and the obama administration with a challenge for the affordable care act. two third of the east coast being crippled by the first major snowstorm of the year. we want to show you right now this. the planes in the air at this hour over the united states. according to flight radar.com, nearly 2,000 flights in the u.s. have already been canceled. another 1,000 delayed today. the vast majority of them being in the northeast. erica is out on the streets of new york, but first we go to john carroll in boston where the windchill is below 0. john, what is the latest from boston is this >> reporter: hey, del, the latest from boston, the sun is starting to peek through the clouds, but it's very very cold. it's only two or three degrees here with the windchill at -15, -18, something like that. so it's very very cold. i think that the feeling in massachusetts, which is really in the eye of the storm here, rather dodged a bullet in the end. we did get two feet of snow in boston, and though the snow is easing up, in fact, it's pretty much sto
Al Jazeera America
Jan 3, 2014 2:00pm EST
. and birth control and the affordable care act the obama administration now appealing to the supreme court. ♪ >>> delays, cancellations and bitterly cold temperatures all part of the first major snow storm in the northeast this year. that storm already being blamed for 11 deaths as it moved across the country this yeek. you are looking at the plains over the now. the orange planes are the ones that aren't flying. nearly 2,000 flights have already been canceled. another thousand have been delayed. richelle carey is in new york where 1 million kids spent the day at home, but first to john terrett in boston. john, boston got hit on both fronts today, the snow and the cold. >> reporter: you know, dell, it really did, and the school kids in massachusetts are also off as well. this was an absolutely huge storm. i was listening to the governor of connecticut last night. he was talking about it not being that much of a big storm, but i have just seen a picture from nasa, and this stretches from mississippi over to the eastern seaboard. top to bottom. so i think it was completely natural of every
FOX News
Jan 2, 2014 8:00pm PST
. the story has been a sharp thorn for the obama administration and for former secretary of state hillary clinton, because there were security concerns in benghazi not addressed by the state department, also because the administration's version about what happened was murky and allegedly misleading. "the times" concluded that there is no evidence, no evidence, that al qaeda was involved in the murders and an antimuslim video promoted by a florida preacher did ignite the fuse of violence as the obama administration initially stated. but a factor analysis of "the times" article casts grave doubt on both of those conclusions. let's look at the facts. "the new york times" rightly claims that an anti-american group was behind the attack, but "the times" says the group is not afill yalted with al qaeda. the evidence says otherwise. in august 2012, a few weeks before the attack, the pentagon, the pentagon, issued a report that said, "ann swar al sharia has increasingly embodied al qaeda's presence in libya." but "the times" does not mention, does not mention, the pentagon's assessment in its art
FOX News
Jan 4, 2014 4:00pm PST
by the white house over the continued fallout of the botched roll out of obama care. the obama administration is considering to loosening hiring rules for technology specialist and creating a new federal unit, a layer of government dedicated to major tech projects, projects like healthcare.gov, which suffered a debilitating crashes and bugs immediately after going on line and took weeks to resolve most of those problems andine now back end issues are creating headaches for insurers and enrollees as they begin to use the policies for the first time. molly, this is not a done deal and now a new government is stirring up controversy. >> reporter: it always does, harris. a few federal agency that is focusing on launching and updating website and tech projects that are used by the public. wall street reports that this is in response to the obama care roll out in a time when the government is trying to convince americans that government can run programs and technology can be used to make health care more efficient and cheaper. not everyone believes that a federal technology agencies the way to go.
MSNBC
Jan 1, 2014 2:00am PST
night, supreme court justice sonia sotomayor. gave the obama administration until friday to respond. >> and monday's derailment of a mile-long train carrying crude oil sent fire balls and huge plumes of smoke into the air. it burned so hot, the mayor did not even try to put out the flames. the mayor wants the government to make oil transportation safer. the ntsb is on the scene but has yet to evaluate the wreckage. >> russian president vladimir putin has called for a crackdown after two bombings and as the olympics approach. we report from russia. >> reporter: by the thousands russian police swept through volgograd's shops last night hunting for those connected to the bombings that killed 34 money vladimir putin backed the show of force with a strong warning. >> translator: we will confidently, consistently continue the fight against terrorists until their complete annihilation." a 26-year-old russian, russian and foreign media reports say his parents posted this message to his son after he left six months ago. "come home," his mother pleaded. we see how many people die because of p
ABC
Jan 1, 2014 6:00pm EST
care coverage, and the obama administration says more than two point one million people have signed up since october 1 for plans that go into effect today. >> the health insurance plans offered to the marketplace a comprehensive private plan. >> insurance companies can no longer deny coverage to people with pre-existing conditions, and they are also no longer allowed put a lifetime cap on the dollar amount they pay out. also starting today, insurance plans must cover essentials, such as doctor visits and prescription drugs. last night, supreme court justice sotomayor was at new york's times square, but just before that, she blocked a requirement about birth control at the request of the organization of catholic nuns. the requirement require some religious groups to include contraception in their health care plans, but the obama administration already set up and out for some groups. insistede white house that group is not even subject to the rules because of the exemption. abc 7 news, washington. blast that caused an international mystery. an old safe blew up when an ambassador opened i
ABC
Jan 3, 2014 6:00pm EST
next week. the obama administration made its case and now we wait to see whether religious groups will be required to cover earth control for their employees. >> this is one of several new fought -- battles being over the affordable care act. scott thuman has details. scott? >> talking about that key provision which at any moment justice sotomayor your good put on hold or removed to the full court. we are three days into the law's full effect and new challenges are adding up. the size may be sunny in hawaii, but the president will soon be -- the skies may be sunny in hawaii, but the president will soon be returning to gloomy conditions. at white house has called on justice sotomayor your mayor to stopthe locking portions of the health care law. meanwhile the house will challenge the law again next rate. -- next week. urchin yours eric cantor will schedule debates at the government should have to notify individuals if their personal information on healthcare.gov is compromised. these battles, some claim, are counterproductive, citing the government shutdown. congressman van hollen
FOX News
Jan 3, 2014 7:00pm PST
for the administration, president obama specifically, to turn to the nsa and say, hey, be moreville gent when you ask for a warrant? >> yeah. you know, i have introduced legislation to make it specific. when the president goes to the court and issues a war ant for the cell phone records in the country we want the cell phone provider to be able to appeal that secret ruling. we want them able to appeal the ruling into a public court such as the supreme court. we don't think constitutionality should be decided in secretment. >> it sounds crazy. i'm serious about this. are you worried that you are being monitored by the nsa and other agencies? >> you know, i don't really think so. i think the potential for the abuse exists. think about it in this context. we have an administration now that's used the irs to go after people who are of conservative political bent or have certain religious beliefs. they have shown that they will use what is supposed to be impartial -- the irs to do it. leads me to wonder and worry if they would use the nsa that way. i have no proof that they have. i am concerned that it cou
CBS
Jan 3, 2014 5:30pm PST
. reports from throughout the storm zone. the obama administration versus the little sisters of the poor. jan crawford on a supreme court battle over obamacare. john blackstone on the latest twist in the battle over the fate of jahi mcmath, the girl declared brain dead after a tonsillectomy. and steve hartman "on the road" with chris rosati and one very sweet dream. >> reporter: stealing captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> dubois: good evening, scott off s off tonight, i'm maurice dubois and this is our western edition. ice, snow, freezing cold, it is called winter and the northeast got plenty of it today and all the problems that go with it, including air travel problems that spread to the west coast. the storm is being blamed for at least eight deaths, most of them on roadways. the number of flights canceled over the past two days has topped 5,000, some places got as much as two feet of snow. boston set a record. and now the cold is moving in in much of the region. the mercury never got out of the teens today. we have a team of correspondent
FOX News
Jan 5, 2014 9:00am PST
that the fight is bigger than iraq, but they blast the obama administration for a weak foreign policy saying, quote, when president obama withdrew all the forces from iraq over the objection hes of our military leaders and commanders on the ground, many of us predicted that the vacuum would be a threat to u.s. national security issues. sadly, that reality is now clearer than ever. >>> there is violence in lebanon where violence from syria has spilled over. the u.s. embassy is telling american citizen these to avoid hotels, to avoid western-style shopping centers and to avoid any kind of an event where u.s. citizens may be gathering. back to you. >> the war on terror is clearly still on. peter, thank you. >>> the group the islamic state in iraq in syria has been gaining ground, taking credit for thursday's suicide bombing in lebanon. will these islamic victories spread or can the islamic extremism be gained? let's turn now to louis gomar who was in the middle east, including -- you were in libya and lebanon just last month. >> that's right. beirut. just two weeks ago, yeah. >> wow. what do yo
Al Jazeera America
Jan 3, 2014 6:00pm EST
. the obama administration crafted what it thought was a compromise, arranging for a third party insurer to pay for contraceptive coverage. that did go far enough for many including a group of nuns called little sisters of the poor. justice sotomayor give them a temporary exemption and asked the obama administration to respond by this morning. the obama administration said he they have no case because, here's the twist, their insurer is a christian group, and it is legally considered to be a church. it wouldn't have to provide contraception either. this is basically a moot point. however the little sisters of the poor say they don't even want to sign paperwork dealing with this contraception issue. they don't want to kick it up to an insurer even on moral or theoretical grounds so they're starting back. justice sotomayor has a couple of choices. she can continue this exemption. she can put a stop to it. she can also kick this issue to the entire supreme court and they can take it up. the supreme court is already looking at a couple of cases relating to private companies who don't want to
FOX News
Jan 2, 2014 4:00pm PST
was fouchbltd police a found. is the obama administration breaking the law? 11 attorney generals alleged blasting the obamacare fixes and insists the illegal actions must stop. they're taking kathleen sebelius and cabinet members. >> why do you say the president is breaking the law? >> greta, this is the president supposed to enforce the laws not forbid the enforcement of laws. what we're seeing time after time over the past few months the president found the obamacare law put him and his political future in a corner. he goes about trying to change the law. repeatedly over the past few months the president has forbid the enforcing of the law or change the law to suit his ends. he does so unconstitutionally. only congress can pass a law. the president does not have the power to make up a law and judge credibility acting as a court. we got away from that when we got away from britain. we have the president acting like the king of the united states. >> where do you're draw the line? congress legislates they write the laws and the president ex kuex execut executes. they can drop one charge a
FOX News
Jan 3, 2014 4:00pm PST
back at the president. the lawyer for the nuns insisting the obama administration is trying to bully nun into violating their religious beliefs. joining us a lawyer for the little sisters for the poor daniel. nice to have you back. >> thanks. nice to be here. >> i sorted through the pleadings today much of the afternoon. here is what i don't understand. i thought you won before you even started. it seemed to me all the nuns had to do sign a certificate nonprofit. against their religious beliefs and then they didn't have to pay it. >> you know, it comes down to the fine print. in this course with lawyers, that's the way it would be. if you look at the fine print on this form that the government wants the little sisters to sign. the fine print says three things. one, when i give this to you, to my insurer, you have my permission to do the thing that i think is wrong on my behalf. two, you must do that thing on my behalf. and three the government is going to pay you to do the thing on my behalf that i think shouldn't be done. >> my understanding, i'm totally confused because as i unders
FOX News
Jan 6, 2014 4:00pm PST
win some of these battles. >> pat, remember new year's eve when the obama administration could not get it out fast enough that they had 2.1 million obamacare signups. the december number came out so fast, our heads were spinning. so how about the number of who is enrolling, who's enrolling? that's the information we need. today the white house press secretary, jay carney, claiming that demographic data isn't available yet. you buy that? >> look, how do you get 2.1 million names and we don't even have a computer -- it didn't spit out the ages of them all, the residences where these folks live, do they have pre-existing conditions? the computer has got to have all that information come out all at once if it's anything beyond the 1950s computer. >> it seems to me that -- i suspect that information's available. i suspect he could put a search function in and ask something. i can do that on e-mail. >> look what he's done. he's going to have a secondary story which is negative. this obama careis turning into the death of a thousand cut for these folks. they never get the benefit of the doubt
FOX News
Jan 4, 2014 10:00am PST
this hour, taking on the obama administration. coming up, exclusive new details into senator rand paul's massive class action lawsuit against the white house over the nsa spying program. >> plus, assessing the situation in sochi. what russian authorities are now doing to try to keep our winter olympics safe, following last month's back-to-back terror attacks. >>> and predicting the state of the economy in 2014. coming up, we will take a look at how things on main street and wall street are expected to shape up in the year ahead. >>> we begin with this fox news extreme weather alert. there's a huge chill for the record books this time. a deep freeze of historic proportions now sweeping from the midwest all the way to the northeast. forecasters warning some of the low temperatures they're seeing haven't been seen in decades. even places that are used to bone chilling cold aren't taking any chances. for example in minnesota, the governor preemptively closing all the public schools on monday, where the temperature in minneapolis is supposed to hit, are you ready for this, a high of minus 1
Al Jazeera America
Jan 3, 2014 12:00pm EST
thank very much. >>> the obama administration pushing back on the supreme court decision to give catholic groups the ability to opt out of the affordable care act. libby casey is live at the white house right now, and libby the affordable care act in the courts already, no surprise. but what is the background on the latest controversy. >> this element has been controversial for quite sometime. it requires workplaces to cover contraception or birth control. however, it does have an exemption for church leaders and other groups. that does not include charities affiliated with those churches. charities protested and said we don't want to cover birth control if we object on moral or religious grounds. so the obama administration came up with a compromise and said those parties could have a third-party ininsurer cover the contracepti contraception, and they could sign a statement saying they object to contraception coverage. that didn't go far enough for some charities including a group in denver which ones a nursing home for the impoverished. they said they don't event want to sign p
FOX Business
Jan 2, 2014 7:00pm EST
medicaid. the obama administration is not saying how many of those 2 million enrolled in private insurance plans actually a plate -- paid the first premium, payment that is to combat the latest, by next friday. house energy and commerce committee chairman says the figure is critical. >> time will tell as to the hospitals, physicians demand terms of whether people are actually -- that show up are actually -- payments will be made, how many people will actually write the check to get into the system. lou: we have some indication on how many people of pain at first premium and we will be taking that up without panel tonight on obamacare. the white house, we want to bring you up today, also forced to defend its obamacare contraception mandate after a challenge from justice sotomayor who was appointed by president obama, temporarily exempting to catholic church affiliated non profits from having to provide contraception coverage to their employees, of course spending in response from the administration . one attorney explains their concerns price listen, we have been a catholic organization for
NBC
Jan 2, 2014 4:00am PST
to celebrate. >> there are snafus, some without i.d. cards, the obama administration set up a toll-free number to help. >> if someone is in the system, if they've gone in the paperwork and for some reason the insurer doesn't have it, if they call that number, we'll be able to identify them. >> there's still computer glitches. >> this cannot succeed without some adjustments. >> another hitch, just hours before the new year's deadline, the u.s. supreme court said religious groups don't have to cover birth control. the obama administration says its rules already address that. and that's because the rules affect churches, houses of worship, religious groups, but not necessarily the organizations that are tied to them like charities and hospitals and universities and some of those cases, some of those challenges are working up through the court system. >> that's right, just one of the challenges we'll see this year perhaps in the supreme court with the affordable care act. thank you so much, tracie potts. >>> a major push for clemency for nsa leaker, edward snowden. "the new york times" editorial b
ABC
Dec 29, 2013 5:00pm PST
in the federal healthcare program by christmas eve. the obama administration released the number today. the majority of new signups were in the week before a deadline for coverage to start? january. the number does not include enrollment through the 14 states running their own web sites, including california. the obama administration hopes to have seven million enrollees by the end of march. >> could have been a mistake or a publicity stunt. up next, how bruce springsteen fans got to hear his in the album before its release. >> we'll find out how chilly it will be for new year's eve. leigh glaser has the forecast after the break. >> here's david muir what is ahead at 5:30. >> coming up here, just weeks before american athletes head to the winter games, a terror attack in russia. images from the moment of the blast. >> just from time four new year's two separate storms hitting. >> a fireball in the sky over six states. was it a shooting star? right like the enticing aroma and distinctive taste of nespresso. elegant capsules meet masterfully crafted machines, and one touch creates the pe
FOX
Jan 1, 2014 12:00pm PST
contentious parts of the law. the obama administration has until friday to respond to the decision. in washington, elizabeth prann, fox news. >>> colorado today became the nation's first state to allow the legal sale of marijuana for recreational use. people stood in long lines this morning waiting for cannabis retailers to even their doors. under colorado's new law, customers must be at least 21 years old, in-state residents can purchase up to an ounce of cannabis. out of state residents have a limit of a quarter ounce. the first customer to purchase pot under the new law was an iraq war veteran who says he uses it to alleviate symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. >> total $59.74. thank you very much. >> supporters say colorado will serve as a national model promoting the sensible use of reck rational pot. legalization critics warn that increased access will lead to a spike in drug abuse and crime. >>> today marks the start of higher minimum wages in san jose and san francisco. workers in san francisco will get paid 10.74 up from 10.45. and then in san jose going up to 10.
FOX Business
Dec 31, 2013 10:00pm EST
ezekiel emanuel said young people haven't signed up for coverage because the obama administration hasn't sufficiently promoted it. my next guest says that he could not rate a greater piece of fiction in the obamacare narrative. we are joined by best-selling conservative author brd the thor. his latest book is called hidden order and it's great to have you with us. >> what it is saying is that obamacare works if you are rich. you will have access to the health care system unless you're rich, which is the bottom line, which is a stunner coming from this. lou: the idea of that cedars-sinai in los angeles, but these hospitals would be -- this is just such tough stuff. and some premiums are lower than anticipated, which means we don't understand how highly expected them to be. and this is a very difficult thing for people who thought that obamacare would amount to something. >> i have to tell you that i there is a poster of obama and this guy is the best salesperson for the evils of big government and the necessity for us to embrace liberty in this country. my first and only test for legisl
Al Jazeera America
Jan 3, 2014 4:00pm EST
on the capitol juba. and the battle over birth control. the obama administration asks the supreme court to not allow religious groups to opt out of that provision of the affordable care act. ♪ >> much of the east coast has spent this friday cleaning up the mess left behind after the first major winter storm of the year. people across the region woke up to heavy snow. more than two feet falling in some parts of massachusetts. and when the storm moved out, frigid temperatures moved in. we begin our coverage with richelle carey. she's at columbus circle. can you walk us through this day. i know it was a real pain during the early morning commute, but how are things going in the afternoon? >> reporter: i think it's going much better, you're right, tony, when storms come in often the most difficult is in the morning when plows out are and children are needing to get to school. however, 1.1 million children got out of school for snow day. it is dangerously bitterly cold here in new york city. and of course in boston as well. i know john terrett will have much more on that. that is what went
FOX News
Jan 1, 2014 12:00pm PST
, the obama administration is clearly hoping with the new year the headlines will change after a bumpy few months late in 2013. they're hopeful that as people start receiving benefits, the headlines will in effect change. came le kathleen sebelius expressed hope and said there may be bumps ahead. >> i'm sure there will be some issues. there always are. people change plans every year. these are private plans in a private market. and there are millions of people who change their insurance coverage every day. but we've done a lot of outreach with pharmacies and doctors and hospitals and consumers and hope to make the transition as smooth as possible. >> it's gotten a great deal of coverage and there is a concern there is a disconnect between the government collecting the information on americans and what is being received by the insurance companies. one expert says there will probably be issues when people try to use those new benefits. >> i think there will be more confusion and more tumult as people go to their regularly scheduled checkups once doctor's offices open and it's not just hospit
FOX News
Jan 1, 2014 3:00pm PST
and said that the obama administration has to hold off on enforcing the obamacare contraception mandate on nuns. the little sisters of the poor, a denver based order of nuns oppose birth control and do not want it included in health insurance for their employees who help in nursing homes for low income people, 30 nationwide. >> in the course of one year they would see one-third of the budget being eaten up by fines to the irs, $2 million in fines if the obama administration get its way. >> reporter: but the obama administration said it made accommodations for nonprofit groups, including little sisters of the poor, allowing them to opt out if they sign a piece of paper claiming the exemption. a white house official said today in response to the decision, that the administration is confident that our final rules strike the balance of providing women with free contraceptive coverage while preventing nonprofit religious employers to religious occasions with -- objections from having to pay for coverage. the little sisters of the poor said they are worried it will require the government to h
FOX News
Jan 5, 2014 9:00pm PST
for the elderly, poor, and dying. the obama administration today dug in with a new filing at the supreme court, pushing against this relidgess order known as little sisters of the poor. the nuns say they're being asked to sane a form that amounts to a permission slip for employees to administer abortion drugs and birth control. it's basically no big deal, opting out of the rules for obamacare. so who are the nuns and how did they get here? here's a video from them, explaining. >> we're here to live for him, and him and the elderly. that's our life. when the people you care for look up at you, they want to see christ's face. when you look down at them, you have to find christ's face. the elderly are at risk if they are on their own, knowing this is for them, no one to stand up and express to the world and show the world that these people are still valuable. they're god's creation. and whether they're catholic or any other faith, persuasion, you know, they have a home here. >> in this home, nobody dies alone. we will hold your hand, there will be singing, and they will make you -- they will make
KRON
Dec 29, 2013 11:00pm PST
by christmas. the obama administration hopes there will be 7 million signed up by march. >>> new york times square, they will push the button for the crystal ball. the third female latino to be supreme court justice. >>> the hard rock cafe in new york, spider man did a confetti test. it will be released tuesday night, one ton. spider man is the official hero of new year's eve. >> reporter: it will be cold in new york on new year's eve. we will be 50s here. it is looking nice. we will stay that way, nice weather through the new year. we have a lot of clouds here in the pacific. clouds will be well to the north. we will have scattered clouds. we will continue to be dry. this is the driest year on record. these are the average rainfall amounts for a typical calendar year. 21 for san francisco. check out 2013. a lot of readings below 5 inches and no relief in sight. we have dry weather the next 7- 10 days. look for mid-60s. it will be that way the end of to 13 and the beginning of to 14. high temperatures in the 60s with morning readings in the 40s. >>> one southern california mom couldn't bel
FOX Business
Dec 30, 2013 7:00pm EST
-islam video that the obama administration tried repeatedly to cite as the cause. in a popular islamist preachers screened a clip of this video on the ultraconservative egyptian channel. american diplomats raised the alarm in washington about a growing backlash, including calls for a protest outside their embassy. in direct contrast, from the second in command. telling congress that he personally informed hillary clinton that the video was a nonevent in libya in the attack was a coordinated terrorist attack. in endorsing the assertions despite the evidence directly found. >> it's just common sense. you can see the protests. the video was clearly being used by extremist as extremists as some sort of rallying cry against the united states. >> these folks don't carry id cards and we know someone that they have taken, this includes inspiration from al qaeda ideology, certainly. that is what the investigation is looking at right now. lori: multiple sources confirming that the homeland security committee that the attacks were planned in the libyan terror group that is believed to be an offsho
MSNBC
Jan 3, 2014 11:00am PST
ago the obama administration defended the controversial birth control mandate blocked by the president's own supreme court appoint sonia sotomayor. more on the fight over religious liberty and health care. join our conversation on twitter. you can find us at news nation. [ male announcer ] legalzoom has helped start over 1 million businesses. if you have a business idea, we have a personalized legal solution that's right for you. with easy step-by-step guidance, we're here to help you turn your dream into a reality. start your business today with legalzoom. her long day of pick ups and drop offs begins with arthritis pain... and a choice. take up to 6 tylenol in a day or just 2 aleve for all day relief. all aboard. ♪ >>> today the obama administration asks the supreme court not to allow roman catholic groups to temporary exemption from the birth control mandate. the request came in response to justice sonewn sotomayer's granting exception to nuns and christian brother services which administers health care plans for catholic organizations. joining any now, car moan. >> until this mor
FOX News
Jan 4, 2014 3:00am PST
buy tantd fines potentially in the millions of dollars. the obama administration says this group, the little sisters of the poor actually has a church plan, quote, unquote, and, therefore, this third party makes them not have to do it themselves and that they aren't advocating it and they aren't, you know, saying that abortion is good and that birth control is good. they are saying just the opposite and somehow the obama administration basically saying stop complaining, stop your belly aching. is this fair to these nuns? >> yeah. the "new york times" piling on top of, this also. "new york times" editorial board basically saying these nuns, they already had this exemption. this is a little slip of paper. they already have because they are a religious institution they should quit their whining, they should sign permission slip and not even worry about it? >> the "new york times" and the obama administration know more about their religious beliefs than they do? they are theologians now. the obama department of justice lecturing nuns. we know about catholic doctrine and you are not v
CNN
Jan 2, 2014 1:00pm PST
" board, generally a reliable supporter of the obama administration, disagrees with obama, saying he may have done his country a great service. it is time to offer him a plea bargain or some form of clemency. joining me is glenn greenwald who broke scoop after scoop on the nsa using information snowden gave to him. also with me, ruth marcus from the "washington post" who wrote a piece calling snowden an insufferable whistle blower. i will start with you. the "times" board also writes when someone reveals that government officials have routinely and deliberately broken the law, that person should not face life in prison at the hands of the same government. do you agree with the "times" that snowden should get some form of clemency? >> no, i don't. in fact, i think he should have -- if he really believes in the constitution as i wrote, he should have stuck around, tested the constitutional system, taken his punishment, argued that he was justified in the leaks that he did. he didn't. he just turned tail and fled the country. >> glenn, i'm sure you want to respond. >> i want to say two thin
MSNBC
Dec 30, 2013 9:00am PST
. if they get a reset, republicans should reset the narrative, general critique of obama administration weakness in the middle east and a critic whether this administration was too rosey and optimistic the way bush administration was about how easy to democratize middle east. like rand paul maybe won't go with that. if they want to use that, they have a lot to attack hillary with. >> what about the need to be al qaeda. the attack in itself is tragic enough. there does seem to be what republicans are pushing back on, their insistence, whatever happened al qaeda specifically has to be the group at fault. >> discussion taking place al qaeda a coherent organization. we've been for years and years we've known al qaeda is a kind of brand name or ideology that lots and lots of people completely disassociate with, one lone person in a basement, a group with tribal interest pick up. what should scare us because of the way arab spring plays out, the ideology, people thought was on the downswing, made a resurgence. that's fright think. whether you call it al qaeda or not is completely irrelevant and that's
FOX News
Jan 6, 2014 8:00am PST
senator ron johnson is about to make good on his threat to sue the obama administration over the federal funds it gives lawmakers and their staffs to subsidize their health care coverage. wisconsin republican going after the office of personnel management claiming its policy amounts to special treatment and breaks the law. because, he says, it's not authorized in the text of the affordable care act. joining us now, bret baier, the anchor of "special report." this is yet another challenge to the obamacare law. any chance this will actually be successful? >> well, jon, it's possible. i mean, senator johnson has a point in the letter of the law. it's explicitly laid out here that congress is not supposed to get the exact benefits that it's getting according to how the law is written. essentially, they're getting additional benefits, provisions to help pay for the staff and congress members much like they would get if they were making $45,000 or less. members of congress are paid $175,000 a year. they would not qualify under the stipulations in obamacare, and yet they're getting these benefi
FOX News
Jan 1, 2014 2:00pm PST
as the program rolls out. >> in fact the obama administration has been making adjustments to the law nancy pelosi said we had to pass so we could find out what was in it. 1200 waivers to companies, unions, schools and local governments, exemptions to congressional staffers, delayed deadlines like the employer mandate. >> which is smart policy. if you try to do something transformative to deal with a problem, you get a feedback with what facts are emerging that you couldn't anticipate and make adjustments to improve. that is normal behavior. [ chanting ] >> but it is not normal behavior, say obamacare critics. they say it is quite literally lawlessness. >> obamacare isn't really a law in the traditional sense. a document that is 2500 plus pages long can't be a law in the sense of a settled standing rule of right and wrong. >> charles kessler of the clairmont institute said the affordable care act gives to the obama administration and the bureaucrats what the notion of a living constitution gives to activist judges, the ability to interest pret -- interpret the written law as they see it. >> it iss
FOX News
Jan 3, 2014 6:00pm PST
'll tell you who in the obama administration is responsible for cutting her sentence in half as you were celebrating the holiday. this is "the kelly file." i'm megyn kelly. welcome. we have new details in the story we first brought you here yesterday about attorney lynn stewart. in 2010 she was sentenced to ten years in prison for conspiring to actively support this man, the blind sheikh, the spiritual leader of a violent jihadist group responsible for the death of thousands around the world. he's the person who bin laden said gave the fatwah that led to 9/11. he's suspected in the conspiracy bethiehind the 1993 world trade center bombing. thousands were injured. the sheikh was convicted for plotting to blow up new york city landmarks including the u.n. and george washington bridge which could have killed thousands. from behind bars he found ways to spread evil beyond the prison cell. in 1997 his group slaughtered nearly 60 people at an egyptian tourist attraction. attackers hacking people to death with machetes and demanding the sheikh's release inside of one victim's body. keep in mind
FOX
Jan 4, 2014 10:00pm PST
will be manufactured for this season alone. >> >>> the obama administration is considering several #yds for fix -- ideas for fixes for healthcare.gov. the sdraegz may create a -- administration may create a new tech agency. ownership they will streamline the hiring process. >>> cover california has extended the deadline. payments are due january 15th. >>> president obama urged congress to restore suppliered benefits this year -- expired benefits. >> republicans should make it their new year's resolution to restore bioeconomic security for their constituents. >> failing to restore the benefits will also hurt the u.s. economy. some republicans support the plan. >>> a new laws in how bears are hunted resulted in not many bears being killed in 2013. just over 1,000 were killed in 2013. that's a 48% drop. >>> we learned the identity of a man struck and killed by a car. he was walking across the intersection of tennessee. he was knocked to the ground where another car struck him, treason to the hospital where he died. >>> a muni stret car crashed -- street car crashed into a big rig. the four people
FOX News
Dec 31, 2013 12:00pm PST
nearly 1500 people. the obama administration threatened a military response, then accepted an offer from president assad to hand over his entire chemical weapons stockpile to a u.n. watch dog. >> house republicans refused to rates the debt ceiling or fun the federal government unless senate democrats agreed to defund or delay obamacare. the standoff led to the niter partial government shutdown in 17 years. 16 days later the two sides reached a compromise. the healthcare.gov web site went live as planned but technical problems made it nearly impossible for americans to enroll in the new health insurance exchanges. by the end of the year the white house said the site made dramatic improvements. but the obamacare fallout continued. millions of americans got cancellation notices because their plans didn't meet the new requirements. critics said president obama told an untruth when he promises: if you like your health care plan you can keep it. >> the president announced hi will let americans keep their cancelled plan but only if their insurance companies agree. >> the world mourns when civi
FOX News
Jan 4, 2014 9:00am PST
with results. we failed to do that. it's not the fault solely of the obama administration so let's be clear. this is a bigger issue of american policy as it relates to the middle east. what we need to be doing is making friends with our friends, people like israel with whom there is a natural bond, work with them to keep the countries who do believe in freedom, democracy and liberty free and let's not kid ourselves and think we can export our version of western freedom and liberty to parts of the world where they'll never understand it. >> governor, thank you so much for your insights. i know you have a big show coming up tonight. of course you'll be talking more about the gut-wrenching case involving the 13-year-old and you're bringing on terry schiavo's brother today. >> bobby shindler, terry schiavo's brother will be here tonight. we'll talk about the implications of this case and why everyone, every american, should care deeply about what happens to that precious little girl jahi. >> absolutely. governor, thank you so much for joining us today. >> thank you, uma. >> all the best. >>> we
FOX News
Jan 4, 2014 3:00pm PST
the obama administration. peter doocy has more from washington. >> if you've got a cell phone, senator rand paul thinks you're eligible to join his new lawsuit against the obama administration. the republican from kentucky is putting together an experienced legal team that includes former virginia attorney general ken cuccinelli and is hoping to eventually gain class action status in his bid to prevent the nsa's bulk data collection. >> the government should only look at your visa bill or your phone bill if they have a warrant that is specific to you and says that they think that you have committed a crime. furthermore, bernie sanders has tough questions for the nsa chief, keith alexander, writing him, quote, is the nsa currently spying on members of congress or other american elected officials? these congressional calls for clarity and privacy are coming just ahead of president obama's announcement of possible reforms to the way the nsa does business. >> i'm going to make a pretty definitive statement about all of this in january where i'll be able to say here are the recommendations that
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